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        Civil War Medical Technology | Mercy Street and The Good Stuff: Time Capsule

        Examine how the horrors of the Civil War battlefield forced medicine in America to evolve from a crude practice to a profession grounded in science, in these videos from Mercy Street and The Good Stuff: Time Capsule. Utilizing video and discussion questions, students learn about how medical innovations like the triage system, limb amputations, and general hospitals saved thousands of lives, changed Americans’ expectations regarding healthcare and laid the groundwork for later scientific discoveries of the 19th century.

        Civil War Medicine: Soldier’s Heart and Medical Technology

        This video from Mercy Street examines Soldier's Heart, what we now call PTSD.

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        Civil War Medicine: Chloroform and a Ligature Treatment

        This video from Mercy Street examines the use of chloroform and how medical professionals performed ligatures during the Civil War.

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        Hospital Ventilation

        Learn about hospital ventilation in this video from Mercy Street.

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        Medical Procedures: Civilian vs. Military Doctors

        Learn about the conflicts between civilian and military doctors in this video from Mercy Street.

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        Civil War Medicine

        Examine how the horrors of the Civil War battlefield forced medicine in America to evolve from a crude practice to a profession grounded in science, in this video from The Good Stuff: Time Capsule.

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